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Author Freundschuh, Aaron, author
Title The courtesan and the gigolo : the murders in the Rue Montaigne and the dark side of empire in nineteenth-century Paris / Aaron Freundschuh
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
©2017
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  DC337 .F855 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020538831
Descript 258 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-251) and index
Elite cosmopolitanism and gentrification in western Paris -- The crime scene -- A reporter's ambition : George Grison and the rise of investigative crime reporting in Paris -- The courtesan's objects : sexual danger and the high life of the demimonde -- Colonial picaresque : the trans-Mediterranean investigation of a colonial migrant -- Criminal detection as colonial war by other means : investigative claims on the Latin-American "rastaquouère" -- The trial of a gigolo : intimacy, foreignness, and the Boulangist crisis -- The skin affair : punishment and the colonial body -- Conclusion : on imperial insecurity
Link Online version: Freundschuh, Aaron, author. Courtesan and the gigolo Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016 9781503600973 (DLC) 2016017175
Subject Pranzini, Henri, 1856-1887
Regnault, Marie, 1848-1887
Murder -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century
Murder -- Investigation -- France -- History -- 19th century
Trials (Murder) -- France -- History -- 19th century
Xenophobia -- France -- History -- 19th century
France -- History -- Third Republic, 1870-1940
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